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Monday 17 December 1951

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Wanda Hutchison and Bruno Racine. The African Queen, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while The Sea Around Us by Rachel Carson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hallmark Hall of Fame.
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TV Series

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Hallmark Hall of Fame

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Dragnet

Written by: Jack Webb

Starring: Jack Webb

Country: United States

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See It Now

Starring: Edward R. Murrow

Country: United States

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The Dinah Shore Show

Starring: Dinah Shore, Gisele MacKenzie, Fred Waring

Country: United States

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Bob and Ray

Starring: Bob Elliott, Ray Goulding, Cloris Leachman, Audrey Meadows

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The African Queen

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, Robert Morley

Country: United States

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Decision Before Dawn

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: Richard Basehart, Gary Merrill, Oskar Werner

Country: United States

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Miracle in Milan

Directed by: Vittorio De Sica

Starring: Emma Gramatica, Francesco Golisano, Paolo Stoppa

Country: United States

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On Dangerous Ground

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: Ida Lupino, Robert Ryan, Ward Bond

Country: United States

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I'll See You in My Dreams

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Doris Day, Danny Thomas, Frank Lovejoy

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Facts:
  • Dutch Communist Party members forbidden to be civil servants.

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Music Charts

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Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Les Paul - Jingle Bells

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1951?

  • Life: Leigh and Olivier
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Henry Cabot Lodge Jr. -- Dec. 17, 1951
  • Life: Trumans wardrobe

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Sea Around Us

By: Rachel Carson

Published in 1951, The Sea Around Us is one of the most remarkably successful books ever written about the natural world. Rachel Carson's rare ability to combine scientific insight with moving, poetic prose catapulted her book to first place on ...

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The End Of The Affair

By: Graham Greene

"A story has no beginning or end: arbitrarily one chooses a moment of experience from which to look ahead..." "This is a record of hate far more than of love," writes Maurice

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The Forrestal Diaries

By: Walter Millis and E.S. Duffield

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

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Closing The Ring

By: Winston S. Churchill

The drive to victory between June 1943 and July 1944, as the Allies consolidate their achievements, with enormous difficulty and great divergence of opinion.

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